Ethnicity & Crime

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What are the trree ways of gathering stastics on ethnicity and crime?
Official stastics, Victimisation studies & self-report studies
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What do official stastics tell us about ethnicity and crime?
Number of police arrests - if racist then stats reflect this
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What do victimisation studies tell us about ethnicity and crime?
Ask ethnicity of offender, majority of crime is intra-racial (same race), only 20% of crime is personal -where you see offender
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Who did a study on how victims are influenced by racial stereotypes?
Bowling & Philips - May be influenced by racial stereotypes and culturally determined expectations as to who commits crime, Bowling - When offender not known, white people ascribe crime to those of African-Carribean origin
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What do self-report studies tell us about ethnicity and crime?
Use anonymous questionaire to
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